negra translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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negra

  
      sf  
1      (Mús)   crotchet, quarter note   (EEUU)  
2    (=mala suerte)   bad luck  
ése me trae la negra      he brings me bad luck  
le tocó la negra      he had bad luck  
tener la negra      to be out of luck, be having a run of bad luck  
    negro  
3      (Ajedrez)   black piece
4      (CAm)   black mark
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
economía negra exp.
black economy

Entry related to:negro

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
nf.
Black Death
nf.
black market
nf.
Patagonian toothfish
exp.
for the sake of appearances
(MODISMOS)
exp.
out of concern for what people will say
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to be the black sheep of the family
(MODISMOS)
exp.
he wore a black jacket over a white shirt
exp.
to be out of luck
exp.
prime
[ES]
exp.
be having a run of bad luck
exp.
he had bad luck
nm.
top-notch football
exp.
he brings me bad luck
exp.
it looks bad
exp.
it's not going well
exp.
top-notch football
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'negra' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
negra
exp.
marea negra
exp.
pimienta negra recién molida
exp.
una jornada negra en las carreteras
n.
la caja negra
n.
la caja negra
exp.
tiene la negra
n.
la lista negra
[BIZ]
n.
la Peste Negra
n.
la lista negra

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